Help:Semantic mapping

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User manual

Introduction

Coordinates

Geocoding

Displaying maps

Displaying markers

Customizing markers

Mapping services

Semantic mapping

Coordinates data-type

Querying coordinate data

Distance query

Maps in forms

Admin manual

The Semantic Maps extension adds semantic capabilities to the features Maps provides through Semantic MediaWiki (SMW). To understand how to use these features, you first need to familiarize yourself with what SMW is for and how you use it.

Semantic mapping

To display a collection of points on a map using Semantic Maps, there are three steps:

  1. Semantically annotate coordinates.
  2. Aggregate coordinates with queries.
  3. Display aggregated coordinates on maps.

In addition you can:

The Semantic Maps extension also adds map form inputs, but these are not semantic on their own, and therefore not listed above.